[Histonet] A poem

Esther Peters epeters2 <@t> gmu.edu
Thu Jun 28 12:18:16 CDT 2012

I got a copy of that from my mentor, Paul Yevich, Chief Histopathologist 
at the USEPA Environmental Research Laboratory, some 30ish years ago, 
which I keep posted in my lab. I'm glad it will now be preserved forever 
on the Internet so we can all get a fresh copy when the paper crumbles!


Esther C. Peters, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental Science&  Policy
Biology Program, Medical Technology Coordinator
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MSN 5F2
Fairfax, VA 22030
Office: David King Hall 3057
Phone: 703-993-3462
Fax: 703-993-1066
E-mail: epeters2 <@t> gmu.edu

On 6/28/2012 12:15 PM, Bernice Frederick wrote:
> I've had this for years- don't know where I got it but thought you all might be amused.
>                                                     "LAB HIERARCHY"
> Chief Pathologist
>      Leaps tall building in a single bound
>         Is more powerful than a locomotive
>            Is faster than a speeding bullet
>               Walks on water,
>                   Gives policy to God
> Associate Pathologist
>      Leaps short buildings in single bound
>          Is more powerful than a switch engine
>            Is just as fast as a speeding bullet
>              Walks on water if sea is calm
>                  Talks with God
> The Department Head
>       Leaps short buildings with a running start and favorable winds
>          Is almost as powerful as a switch engine
>             Is faster than a speeding bullet
>              Walks on water in an indoor pool
>                  Talks with God if special request is approved
> Director of Laboratories
>      Rarely clears a Quonset hut
>          Loses tug of war with locomotive
>             Can fire a speeding bullet
>              Swims well
>                 Is occasionally addressed by God
> Associate Director of Laboratories
>      Makes high marks on the walls when trying to leap tall buildings
>          Is run over by locomotives
>             Can sometimes handle a gun without inflicting self-injury
>                Dog paddles
>                 Talks to animals
> Supervisor
>     Runs into building
>       Recognizes locomotives two out of three times
>          Is not issued ammunition
>           Can stay afloat with a life jacket
>             Talks to walls
> Chief Technologist
>       Falls over doorstep when trying to enter building
>         Says "look at the choo-choo"
>            Wets themselves with a water pistol
>              Plays in mud puddles
>                 Mumbles to Themselves
> Histotechnologist
>         Lifts tall buildings and walks under them
>           Kicks locomotives off the tracks
>             Catches speeding bullets in their teeth and eats them
>              Freezes water with a single glance
>                        They are God
> -          Anonymous
> Bernice Frederick HTL (ASCP)
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